Here’s what’s in the July/August 2017 issue of SkyNews.
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How to View the Total Eclipse
Witnessing the Moon pass in front of the Sun is one of nature’s most thrilling experiences.
How to Photograph the Total Eclipse
Here’s how you can have your cake and eat it too—shoot the eclipse and watch it!
Product Review: Celestron’s EclipSmart Travel Scope 50
We evaluate an instrument designed especially for eclipse chasers and solar observers.
Older Than the Hills
Three newly studied geological features reveal where Canada’s history really begins.
On the Moon: The Beauty of Ray Craters
Not only are the splashiest lunar features lovely to look at, but they offer clues about the evolution of the Moon’s surface.
Scoping the Sky: Bordering on Beautiful
Two modest star clusters straddling the line between Ophiuchus and Serpens are worth scoping.
Cosmic Musings: Comet of the Century
Despite being the brightest and most easily observed comet from Canada in the past hundred years, Comet Hale-Bopp remains an also-ran in the public mind.
Exploring the Night Sky: Planets, Perseids and a Solar Eclipse
Planets adorn the evening sky, the Perseids fight the Moon, and the Moon covers the Sun.
Constellation Corner: Lyra
Is it the Weaving Princess, a heavenly harp or a vulture? It might be all three. Mythologically, Lyra packs a big punch into a small space.
Plus much, much more!